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Events / Fundraisers

Langs hosts annual special events to celebrate and bring our community together. Below is more info on each of the annual events we host, as well as a list of the various ways you can get involved with each.

Celebrating Women Event

Celebrating Women is an annual fundraiser held each spring on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend in Langs spectacular Green Lounge. It is an opportunity to celebrate women, network and give back to the community. The event includes brunch, silent auction, raffles, motivational speaker and more! Funds raised at this event support Langs program and services at all sites.

Save the date: Stay tuned for 2020 date!

 Get involved:

  • Buy a ticket to attend
  • Sponsor a Langs patient/program participant to attend who may not be able to afford a ticket of their own.
  • Sponsor the event: opportunities vary between $350 - $2,000 and include a variety of recognition benefits.
  • Donate food or giveaway items for the event for approx. 100 attendees

 For more information on the Celebrating Women event please contact:

Billie-Jo O’Brien, Executive Assistant – Communications and Fundraising: 519-653-1470 x 264 / billieo@langs.org

Volunteer Appreciation Event

Langs hosts an annual volunteer recognition event to recognize and appreciate the efforts of their many volunteers. This event changes every year, but is always fun, interactive and memorable.

Volunteer Appreciation Event stay tuned for 2020 date!

Get involved:

  • Donate your time or expertise to entertain or teach something at the event
  • Donate food or an activity for the event

For more information on the Volunteer Appreciation event please contact:

Kevin Noseworthy, Volunteer and Special Events Coordinator, 519-653-1470 x 232 / kevinn@langs.org

Monthly Community Dinners

Langs provides a free monthly dinner at their main site in Cambridge for members of the community. This is a drop-in dinner - advance registration is not required. Dinners are prepared and served by Langs staff and volunteers. If you have further questions about the dinner, or are interested in donating food, sponsoring or volunteering for an upcoming dinner, please contact Tammy Saunders or Kevin Noseworthy.

Save the date: Dinners are held one Tuesday evening each month from 5:00 – 6:30pm. (Usually the 3rd Tues of the month). Please visit our programs and services page to see upcoming dinner dates.

Get involved:

  • Volunteer to help cook or serve for one of the dinners (also a great team building opportunity!)
  • Donate or sponsor food for one of the dinners

For more information on the monthly community dinners please contact:

  • Re: volunteering / team building: Kevin Noseworthy, Volunteer and Special Events Coordinator 519-653-1470 x 232 / kevinn@langs.org
  • Re: donating or sponsoring: Tammy Saunders, Community Worker, 519-653-1470 x 228 / tammys@langs.org
Community Picnics

Langs hosts Community Picnics each summer at their main site, the Grow Community Centre and the North Dumfries Satellite Site. These fun and interactive picnics include activities and games for all ages, a BBQ meal, and various community partner booths / stations.

Save the date: July 17th, 2019 4:30-7:30 pm

Get involved:

  • Volunteer on the Picnic Planning Action Team and/or the day of the event
  • Attend
  • Host or sponsor an activity at the event
  • Donate food or supplies for the event

For more information on our summer picnics please contact:

  • Langs Main Site Picnic: Kevin Noseworthy, Volunteer and Special Events Coordinator 519-653-1470 x 232 / kevinn@langs.org
  • Grow Community Centre Picnic: Marijke Evans, Community Development Worker 519-248-4769 x 3003 / marijkee@langs.org
  • North Dumfries Satellite Site Picnic: Dave Cooke, Program Coordinator 519-248-4769 x 3001 / davidc@langs.org
Community Holiday Dinner

Langs hosts a Community Holiday Dinner in December for 250 active volunteers, program participants and patients. The dinner includes a full turkey dinner, crafts and activities for the kids, as well as a visit from Santa!

Save the date: Stay tuned for 2019 date!

Get involved:

  • Volunteer on the Holiday Dinner Planning Action Team and/or the day of the event
  • Host or sponsor an activity at the event
  • Donate food or supplies for the event

For more information on the Community Holiday Dinner event please contact:

Kevin Noseworthy, Volunteer and Special Events Coordinator, 519-653-1470 x 232 / kevinn@langs.org

Community Leader Luncheons

Langs hosts a ‘Community Leader Luncheon’ 4-6 times per year for members of the corporate community to network, learn more about us and tour our facility.

Get involved:

  • Attend the lunch
  • Invite a co-worker/colleague
  • Donate the meal for one of the lunches

Save the date: Stay tuned for upcoming dates!

For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Billie-Jo O’Brien, Executive Assistant – Communications and Fundraising: 519-653-1470 x 264 / billieo@langs.org